Chai Jindasurat-Yasui | Vice President, Policy
Pronouns: he, him
Chai Jindasurat joined Nonprofit New York in March 2019 as Policy Director. Prior to joining Nonprofit New York, Chai served as a Senior Policy Analyst in the Mayor's Office of Management and Budget (OMB), a Public Policy Fellow at the Citizens Budget Commission, and directed national policy work at the New York City Gay and Lesbian Anti-Violence Project. While at OMB, Chai was given a Volunteer Service Award for creating OMB's first Employee Resource Group (ERG) for LGBTQ and ally staff, was the lead analyst on the City’s nonprofit indirect cost rate initiative, as well as the City’s Child Abuse Prevention “Model Budget” project. Chai is currently working on his law degree in CUNY Law School’s part-time evening program. He obtained his MPA as a David Bohnett fellow and Point Scholar, the national LGBTQ scholarship fund, at New York University's Wagner School of Public Service. Chai also holds a BFA from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.